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Election Snapshot
Voting Trends Stay the Course, With a Couple of Quirks
"...two in Tarrytown - voted for all three bonds, by a healthy 2-1 or more margin. But if Northwest..."

May 8, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Central City Seizure
"...May 31 Council Runoff Election Results, by District Total vote Turnout Spelman Zuniga Spelman Margin Lewis..."

June 6, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Numbers Crunch
"...wise; an examination of the numbers around town, precinct by precinct, helps shed light on Saturday's "surprising" results. Race..."

May 9, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Redistricting: Everybody's Gotta Map!
More groups crowd the redistricting playing field
"...It's unclear whether, according to his criterion, the now-venerable Northwest Austin Coalition should be listened to more or less..."

Nov. 1, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

May 4 Election Wrap-up
"...By the Numbers At the victory party Saturday night, Place..."

May 10, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Why Portland Doesn't Look Like Austin
Rose (City)-Colored Glasses
"...wet in the Northwest tonight, and the auditorium of the Portland Adventist Hospital..."

Dec. 15, 1995 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...bicycling community has generally supported the original Pfluger Bridge northwest arm. The split seems to be between "enlightened planners"..."

June 21, 2002 Column

South Austin Secede!
Our second installment in a series about South Austin explores the roots of "Bubba" and the rivalry between North Austin and south of the river.
"..."I don't go north of the river," he says, puffing on a cigarette..."

April 13, 2001 Features Feature by Rob D'Amico

Light Rail
"...was working the hardest -- went for light rail by margins of 31.7% and 28.8%...."

Nov. 24, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Election Info
Dates, voting locations, and ballots
"...Flawn Academic Center (Undergrad Library) Lobby, UT West Mall..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature

Seeing the Light
Capital Metro unveils plans for light rail, a bus-rapid-transit system, and HOV lanes for Austin.
"...rail transit -- a "Red/Green" starter line running from Northwest Austin into the heart of town, along with a..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

March 2 Joint Primary Elections
Voting information and locations
"...in their precincts. Get a list of precinct locations by calling 238-VOTE or visiting www.traviscountyelections.org...."

Feb. 12, 2010 News Feature

Nov. 4 General Election
Early Voting Oct. 20-31
"...in their precincts. Get a list of precinct locations by calling 238-VOTE or visit www.traviscountyelections.org...."

Oct. 17, 2008 News Feature

Hot Corners: Land Use, Light Rail, and Smart Growth
"...Austin Possible stations: Fifth and Chicon (1), Seventh at Northwestern (2), Capital Metro HQ on Pleasant Valley Road (3)..."

July 21, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

You Call This a Plan?
Seaholm District Master Plan Morphs Into the Lumbermen's Tract Subsidy Program
"...Understandably, community advocates are put off by Lumbermen's imposing imprint on a plan that was supposed..."

June 14, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Bond Election Cliffs Notes
General Obligation Bonds
"...are a number of roadwork projects. Streets currently mentioned by name include (going clockwise around the map) Rutherford Lane,..."

Oct. 23, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Picks & Sleepers
Sxsw
"...South by Southwest is a game of numbers: approximately 845 showcases/bands,..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

March 6 Party Primaries
Early Voting Feb. 20-March 2
"...show one of seven valid, current photo IDs issued by either the Texas Dept. of Public Safety or U.S...."

Feb. 16, 2018 News Feature

The More (Maps) the Merrier!
A brief introduction to the ICRC's proposed City Council district map – and a few alternatives
"...of the most prominent alternatives that have been proposed by the people themselves, bringing their suggestions to the commission...."

Oct. 25, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

The Making of an Endorsement
"...www.impactnews.com/northwest-austin/local-news/735-the-domain-phase-ii-more-than-shopping..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

Travis County Early Voting
March 4 Primary Elections (Early Voting Feb. 19-29)
"...of precinct locations may be obtained at www.co.travis.tx.us/county_clerk/election/20080304/polls.asp or by calling 238-VOTE (8683)...."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Feature

Revenge of the Doughnuts!
Jennifer Kim wins the old-fashioned way
"...been true for umpty-ought council elections, the candidate anointed by central-city progressives, that being Margot Clarke, cleaned up among..."

June 17, 2005 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Take the A-Train
Mike Clark-Madison discusses 10 years covering light rail, and urges voters to support it.
"...By the time Ross Garber discovered light rail, I was..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Public Notice
Silence = Republicans?
"...Halloween may be over, but the Northwest Austin Hotel Alliance is out for blood. They vant..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Column by Kate X Messer

This Land Is Our Land
News From the Fronts of State-City Land War
"...Tom Terkel of Cencor Realty photograph by Alan Pogue At the end of a very long..."

April 24, 1998 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Mixed Use, Mixed Emotions
An anniversary review of Austin's vertical mixed-use program discovers a range of responses to density, change, and planning
"...neighborhood planning teams – were invited to tailor VMU by opting individual properties in or out. That opt-in/opt-out process..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

March 7 Primaries
"...lifting millions of families above the national poverty line by increasing the state minimum wage above its current level..."

Feb. 17, 2006 News Feature

Early birds fly right: Voting trends spell trouble for Mitchell
"...total vote cast) was higher in the more hawkish Northwest, Southwest and East than in the leftie Central and..."

May 16, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Meet the Candidates for City Council
Five incumbents fight for their seats at the dais
"...seat at the dais, and there could be more by the time the filing deadline hits this Monday, Aug...."

Aug. 19, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

Riley and Tovo Join the Mix
Incumbents enter and 10-1 Races Begin to Take Shape
"...from Oltorf on the south to 51st on the north. Riley told Newsdesk he will be ready to announce..."

April 7, 2014 News Post by Michael King

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